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§50-4-2. Commencement of criminal prosecutions.

Except where the provisions of this code or rule of the Supreme Court of Appeals permit the commencement of a criminal prosecution through the issuance of a citation, a criminal prosecution shall be commenced by the filing of a complaint in accordance with the requirements of rules of the Supreme Court of Appeals.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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